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Saleema Nawaz is the author of the short story collection Mother Superior and the novel Bone and Bread, which won the 2013 Quebec Writers’ Federation Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction. Her fiction has appeared in many Canadian literary journals, and her short story “My Three Girls,” won the 2008 Writers’ Trust of Canada/McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize.

Born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario, Saleema completed a Bachelor of Humanities at Carleton University and an M.A. in English Literature at the University of Manitoba, where her novella “The White Dress” was awarded the inaugural Robert Kroetsch Prize for Best Creative Thesis.

She currently lives and writes in Montreal, Quebec.
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imagiNation 2018 in Quebec City

This past Saturday I travelled to Quebec City for the imagiNation Writers' Festival




I love reading and working and sleeping on the train, and I brought an overstuffed purse filled with more podcasts, albums, books, games, pens and notebooks than I could have used in 16 hours. But Quebec City is only three hours away, so after some reading and a nap, I got there in time for dinner with good fr Read more of this blog post »
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